CANADIAN ABORTUARIES – MAJOR SOURCE FOR BODY PARTS MARKET

VANCOUVER, Dec 15 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Yesterday Ted Gerk, of the Pro-Life Resource Centre reported that the president of a major baby parts marketer in the US was caught on tape saying that he expected Canada to be the leading source of fetal body parts, especially for “late” abortions, thus “larger” babies).  Dr. Miles Jones, president of Opening Lines, a U.S.-based firm providing fetal body parts to medical researchers, has been recorded on tape stating about Canada: “We’re actually going in there and saying to the clinic, we’re going to cover some of your processing costs, and your overhead. We become a […]
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UPDATE ON PROPOSED FORCED ABORTION IN ITALY

SICILY, Dec 15 (LifeSiteNews.com) – The proposed forced abortion of a mentally disabled 13-year-old in Italy has brought not only the condemnation of the Church as reported by LifeSite Monday but also numerous offers to save the baby.  The Noto diocese in which the girl, Laura, lives has offered to take economic responsibility to help Laura and her baby in any way for as long as necessary. Zenit News reports that the “Oasis of Mary Most Holy” of Troina, a center for the care of handicapped and mentally ill persons has offered to help, and the diocesan office for Health […]
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CORRECTION

* In yesterday’s news on the Supreme Court’s legalization of lap dancing LifeSite noted incorrectly that Louise Arbour is the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of Canada.  While Arbour did present the ruling, the Chief Justice is Justice MacLachlin. Arbour was recently appointed to the Supreme Court, after serving as Head Prosecutor for the UN War Crimes Court.  * Also in last Wednesday’s news LifeSite erroneously reported that donations to support lawyer Charles Ligousi in his bid to overturn the bubble zone law could receive tax receipts from the Christian Heritage Party. Such a policy is under consideration, but […]
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CLARIFICATION ON POPE’S CALL FOR END TO DEATH PENALTY

VATICAN CITY, Dec 15 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Media reports covering statements made by Pope John Paul II Sunday with regard to the death penalty failed for the most part to mention an essential proviso to his call for abolition of the death penalty. The official Vatican Information Service noted that, while the pope did renew his “appeal to all leaders to reach an international consensus to abolish the death penalty”, he based this position on the view that “the cases of absolute necessity for executing malefactors are by now so rare, if not practically non-existent.”  The Catechism of the Catholic Church […]
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REFORM MP INTRODUCES MOTION TO REDEFINE A “HUMAN BEING”

OTTAWA, Dec 15 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Reform MP Garry Breitkreuz introduced his long-awaited motion calling on the federal government to redefine a “human being” to include unborn children. “I still find it hard to believe that in Canadian law, babies don’t actually become human beings until they emerge alive from their mother’s womb,” said Breitkreuz, as he introduced M-360 in the House of Commons today.  Back in July, when the Supreme Court denied a severely disabled child the right to sue his Mother for injuries, Breitkreuz called this “the last straw”, and promised to “take up this challenge to improve protection […]
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David Suzuki’s gloomy world of nothingness

National Post, April 8, 1999 Reprinted with permission from the author David Suzuki’s gloomy world of nothingness by Terence Corcoran Lock up your brains and keep the children out of reach of any radio: Here comes David Suzuki with another tax-supported CBC propaganda series in which we learn for the umpteenth time that the world would be a better place if there were no ugly human beings around. “If all humanity disappeared…the rest of life would benefit enormously,” says one of Mr. Suzuki’s expert guests on From Naked Ape to Superspecies, an eight-part radio series that begins this coming Sunday […]
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CANADA’S SUPREME COURT DOWNGRADES PUBLIC MORALITY

OTTAWA, Dec 14 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canada’s new Supreme Court justice, Louise Arbour, former head of the United Nations World Court in the Hague, along with two of her colleagues, ruled yesterday that sexual touching (lap dancing) in strip bars is legal. The court threw out charges of indecency leveled against a strip club owner in Quebec. Arbour, speaking on behalf of the 3-2 majority, said the sexual touching did not violate the community “standard of tolerance” that would make the bar illegally indecent under the Criminal Code.  Gwen Landolt, a lawyer and vice-president of REAL Women Canada condemned the appeal […]
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GATES-SPONSORED VACCINE PROGRAM A DEPOPULATION MEASURE?

WASHINGTON, Dec 14 (LifeSiteNews.com) – American Life League (ALL) confronted software mogul Bill Gates last week telling him that a World Health Organization (WHO) tetanus program undertaken with Gates’ sponsorship bears striking resemblance to a similar WHO program which was exposed as a measure to involuntarily sterilize young women in the Philippines. Gates has donated $26 million to a who tetanus program in several developing countries.  In its press release, ALL notes that a previous tetanus program, conducted in the Philippines in 1995, aroused suspicion from Catholic health workers since it involved only women in their child-bearing years, an oddity […]
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PRO-LIFE HERO LINDA GIBBONS RELEASED TODAY

TORONTO, Dec 14 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Canadian pro-life hero Linda Gibbons, who has spent almost 5 years in prison for quietly praying and offering pro-life counselling outside a Toronto abortuaries, was released from prison today. The release followed immediately after her case was heard in court this morning.  Ontario Court Justice E.G. Hachborn convicted Linda on three charges (non-related to the injunction itself since such a charge would allow a court challenge to the injunction) but sentenced her to only one day in prison for each one, time which has already been served.  Linda has been in jail since her last […]
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LIFESITE NEWSBYTES

Pro-Life E-News distributed a report from the Philadelphia Daily News today noting that Joan Coombs, president and CEO of Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania, claims that sources within the FDA have assured her that RU-486 will be approved in the US in January.   A depopulation measure in India which would ban political candidates with more than two children stands little chance of passage. AP reports that while the policy is in effect in 5 states, most members of the country’s parliament jeered the suggestion Monday. (Washington Post) Homosexualist and Aids activists gathered Sunday outside New York’s St. Patrick Cathedral to commemorate […]
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